Paul Fussell Quotes
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I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.
Those who fought know a secret about themselves, and it is not very nice. They have experienced secretly and privately their natural human impulse towards sadism and brutality ... Not only did I learn to kill with a noose of piano wire put around someone's neck from behind, but I learned to enjoy the prospect of killing that way.
Most people who seek attention and regard by announcing that they're writing a novel are actually so devoid of narrative talent that they can't hold the attention of a dinner table for thirty seconds, even with a dirty joke.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.